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Doctor insights on: What Kind Of Foods Are Poor Sources Of Essential Amino Acids

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What kind of problems and symptoms could occur for a vegetarian who doesn't get all the essential amino acids? Just curious.

What kind of problems and symptoms could occur for a vegetarian who doesn't get all the essential amino acids? Just curious.

Malnutrition: Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Without the presence of a complete set of these building blocks you can't make many proteins vital to body function including enzymes, neurotransmitters etc. Enzymes include digestive enzymes without which you compromise the ability to absorb and digest other food groups as well as vitamins and minerals. It can affect everything in your body! ...Read more

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If you were to become a total vegan, what is the smallest combination of food items needed to get all the essential vitamins, and fatty & amino acids?

If you were to become a total vegan, what is the smallest combination of food items needed to get all the essential vitamins, and fatty & amino acids?

You can't: If you become a non-supplementing vegan, you will ruin your health. Clinicians describe it as so common that there's even a "vegetarian's myelopathy", a disease of the spinal cord from B12 deficiency, with numbness and paralysis of the legs. If you want to be a vegan for moral reasons, you will need to supplement. Anyone telling you otherwise is a huckster. Protect your health. ...Read more

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What contains all nine essential amino acids? .

What contains all nine essential amino acids? .

Most proteins: Animal protein, including poultry, milk and fish, give you the best balance, and you can mix proteins (i.e., maize and beans) to be sure you get enough if you're a vegan. ...Read more

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Please explain which foods have all 20 of the main amino acids in them?

Please explain which foods have all 20 of the main amino acids in them?

Most proteins: Some of the vegetable protein sources are short on one or another amino acids but you can mix them if you're a vegan and get what you need. The animal protein sources (red meat, fish, milk, poultry) are well balanced. ...Read more

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What are the essential amino acids needed for albumin formation?

What are the essential amino acids needed for albumin formation?

See below: Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002222.htm

Please consult this site for information on this topic. Essential amino acids are essential for all proteins, not just albumin. ...Read more

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Can you suggest where I can find a nutrition chart which includes amino acids for various food?

Can you suggest where I can find a nutrition chart which includes amino acids for various food?

Web: There are several websites that have this information.

two of my favorites are:

http://nutritiondata. Self. Com/

http://ndb. Nal. Usda. Gov/ ...Read more

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Infant suffering from Maple syrup disease shouldn't be given food that is containing branched chain amino acids, what are those foods?

Infant suffering from Maple syrup disease shouldn't be given food that is containing branched chain amino acids, what are those foods?

Nutrition Specialist: Maple Syrup Urine Disease is a genetic defect. Inability to metabolize branched chain amino acids means dietary proteins must be avoided to prevent brain injury, glucose anomalies & more. Elimination of dietary protein is crucial however the risk of serious nutritional deficits is great without guidance from doctors & nutritional experts. See your doctor for referral to a nutrition specialist. ...Read more

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What essential amino acids do we have? The sources varies... 8, 9, 10? And is arginine essential? Is taurine amino acid and essential?

What essential amino acids do we have? The sources varies... 8, 9, 10? And is arginine essential? Is taurine amino acid and essential?

YouCanFind excellent: Coverage of this question at: https://www. Google. Com/#q=amino%20acids, http://goo. Gl/ViFBS9, https://scholar. Google. Com/scholar? Hl=en&q=amino+acid, https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Amino_acid; many other online resources. Notice my selective use of the Google search engine. Why? Fewer adds, misleads, more options to select more relevant, accurate information. Learning & strategies crucial: good life! ...Read more

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Can all whey protein isolates have amino acids in their nutrition sheet?

Whey Protein: All protein is made up of Amino Acids in various combinations. Whey protein isolate is the most pure form (contains 90% or more protein) and it has little to no fat, lactose or cholesterol. Whey protein concentrate has anywhere between 29 - 89% protein.
60% of whey protein is essential amino acids. See this website for aas:

http://www. Nutrabio. Com/products/whey_protein_isolate. Htm#.Uaorezx0syg. ...Read more

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What is a excellent recovery supplement after a difficult workout? Besides essential amino acids and protein.

Real food is best: After intense or difficult workouts your best bet for recovery is lean proteins and low glycemic carbs like sweet potato or berries. Try to eat w/in 15 minutes of finishing if you can. Protein supplements can be more convenient, but try to throw in some real food every now and them. Omega-3 supplements can also speed recovery and decrease soreness before the next workout. ...Read more

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Are whey and casein protein powder shakes safe long term? Any alternatives that also contain all essential amino acids? Thanks!

Are whey and casein protein powder shakes safe long term? Any alternatives that also contain all essential amino acids? Thanks!

No consensus: Quinoa, a grain, is a complete protein, as is soybean. Eggs, chicken, meat and fish. Best to eat wild fish like salmon, limit meat to antibiotic free-very lean meats, and cage free eggs and chicken. Nuts and beans also have protein but are not complete. ...Read more

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Does plant protein really lack some essential amino acids? If so, wouldn't non-meat eaters die or become malnourished over time as a result?

Does plant protein really lack some essential amino acids? If so, wouldn't non-meat eaters die or become malnourished over time as a result?

NO, plenty of protein: No, it is not at all difficult to get all essential Amino Acids from plants. Combining legumes (beans, peas, peanuts) with either grains or nuts/seeds readily supplies all essential amino acids. See http://nutrition.About. Com/od/askyournutritionist/f/protein_combo. Htm
the main nutrient that can't be obtained from a vegan diet is vit B12 so vegans should take B12 (but dairy ; eggs have b12). ...Read more

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Including essential Amino acids supplement (BCAA) would affect gout? Is Whey Protein supplements & glutamine supplement safe for gout users?

Including essential Amino acids supplement (BCAA) would affect gout? Is Whey Protein supplements & glutamine supplement safe for gout users?

None will effect gou: Gout is related to URIC ACID and PURINES, not amino acids or protein supplements. BUT, since everything you mention is a complete waste of money, why bother to ask? There are meds used to control gout in different ways. Low dose aspirin and thiazide diuretics tend to raise uric acid levels. Alcohol, especially in large amounts, often causes attacks. Low purine diets are slightly effective. ...Read more

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Are amino acids destroyed by acid?

See below: Amino acids are the building blocks of protein that help form muscles and other body tissue. Essential Amino Acids are those that must be consumed every day to support optimal health. Cooking foods destroys some essential Amino Acids they contain, but the negative effects vary depending on which cooking method is used. Even straight sulfuric acid will not destroy most amino acids. ...Read more

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Which are some special amino acids?

Which are some special amino acids?

Essential Amino Acid: The Amino Acids regarded as essential for humans are phenylalanine, valine, threonine, tryptophan, isoleucine, methionine, leucine, lysine, and histidine essential Amino Acids are "essential" not because they are more important to life than the others, but because the body does not synthesize them. ...Read more